One Community Health - CA
  • 28-Feb-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Looking for a Dental Director for our Thriving Organization

One Community Health is recruiting mission driven, kind, warm hearted, and hard-working people who are dedicated to quality care and superior service. Our culture is centered around our values of compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. We are proud of our inclusiveness and the diversity of our staff and patients.

One Community Health is poised for growth and expansion. Come join us on this journey as we become healthy together!

Our Philosophy

At One Community Health we believe healthcare isn't a privilege; it's a human right. Everyone should have the opportunity to achieve optimal health.  We've made it our job to help individuals and our community lower the barrier to wellness. Our organization pushes for equality for all and for social justice for those on the margins.  Our doctors and health care professionals treat people with compassion, without judgment for their personal choices and behavior. We provide a comprehensive menu of services to all ages and everyone in need, and we advocate for public awareness of such issues as the stigma surrounding mental illness and the need for healthcare for everyone.  We understand the impact of trauma on one's health and are working to help people heal those wounds.  When we see suffering, we try to heal it whether it be an individual in pain or a group in our community.  If these are your values are your values, then please consider joining our team.

About Us

We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving all those in need in the Sacramento area. We have been a level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home since 2011 and were the first to earn that designation in Sacramento. We offer integrated, comprehensive and supportive services to maximize health outcomes. The founding values of One Community Health were based on providing a safe and welcoming place for people who often experienced social exclusion and discrimination.

Our Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
    • We offer a choice between three carriers: Sutter Plus, WHA and Kaiser Permanente.
    • One Community Health pays about 90% of the Employee only premium and pays 75% of the costs for dependents or partners/spouses.
  • Dental/Vision
    • 2 Dental plans offered through Delta Dental: PPO and DHMO
    • DHMO is paid in full by employer (employee only)
    • VSP Vision Insurance paid in full by employer (employee only)
  • Company Paid Life, AD&D and LTD offered through Unum
    • One times annual salary paid in full by employer (LIFE and AD&D)
    • LTD is 60% annual salary paid in full by employer after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Plan (before-tax savings plans)
  • Employee Assistance
  • Supplemental Insurance through Aflac
  • 401K
    • Up to 4% employer match at 90 days of employment
    • Administrative fees and administration of plan managed and paid for by employer
  • Robust PTO, Sick Time, & Paid Holidays Plan
  • Additional Benefits/Extra's
    • We are an eligible NHSC (National Health Service Core) approved loan repayment site and have an HPSA score of 16.
    • Opportunity for Reimbursements, Bonus options and/or annual increase.
    • Educational and Language Stipends: higher level of education or secondary languages
    • Professional dues and/or licensure fees paid by organization as it relates to the position
    • Professional training and/or conference/travel fees paid by organization 
    • Opportunity for Community Engagement, Events and Involvement
    • Opportunities to help with state and national level advocacy

About the Position 

This position will support One Community Health by providing oversight of the dental clinic and dental services and preventive dental care to patients seen at One Community Health.  The Dental Director will work directly with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer in developing a dynamic and efficient dental service. 

Core Duties

  • Demonstrates the ability to sufficiently provide direction of dental services, which includes development of protocols, policies, procedures, and management of all patient care related activities.
  • Supervises, advices, counsels and disciplines and performs regular evaluation of dental auxiliary staff and supports them in their development and training.
  • Efficiently coordinates and monitors all dental Continuous Quality Improvement activities and reports as directed.
  • Efficiently serve as a liaison with the local dental community and will review all dental provider contracts to provide professional dental advice to the Chief Medical Officer of One Community Health.
  • Works in conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer to prepare, review and revise budget, ordering process and procedures and the Dental Fee schedule.
  • Provides consultation to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer regarding dental and oral health operational issues.
  • Participates in recruitment/retention activities as necessary.
  • Function as a member of the care team and as such actively collaborates with other clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure care is proactive and coordinated among care providers and care settings.  This collaboration includes attendance at daily team huddles, care conferences and training, communication processes including the electronic health record and effective patient communication. 
  • As directed by the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer, performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve organizational and programmatic goals and objectives.



  • Performs patient exams, diagnoses dental disease and conditions, evaluates oral health and plans; and, provides treatment using principles of theories, and practices of dentistry (requirement on average is 40% clinical time).
  • Makes independent decisions in regards to replacement teeth, cleaning, fillings, and extractions with use of hand instruments, medication or other applicable services.
  • Assumes quality of care for all dental patients seen at One Community Health.
  • Adheres to the highest standard of dental practice, ethics and professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to enter dental services into the One Community Health Electronic Health Record using the dental template.
  • Recommend changes in all dental clinical services or in general to improve patient flow, dental record, dental billing and appointment practices.
  • Ability to relate to the public and patients regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ethnic origin, age, disability or economic status.
  • Responsible for compliance of clinic personnel with OSHA standards, HIPAA privacy, and other applicable federal and state laws, regarding the practice of dentistry.


Additional duties are assigned.


This position provides oversight of assigned staff in Dental department to include administrative supervision such as writing staff reviews, annual goals, document training plans, and managing time and attendance.

Education and/or Experience Required

  • Graduate from an accredited dental school.
  • Must have a California dental license.
  • Must have a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license.
  • Professional clinical dental experience in practicing dentistry.
  • Interest in design and evaluation of efficiency of a dental program in a community health center setting.
  • Authoritative knowledge of the practice and techniques of dentistry as a general practitioner in a community health center is highly desirable.
  • Licenses required for this position must be kept current, valid, and in good standing with the presiding entity.

Please Note

One Community Health values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. Diversity at One Community Health means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talents and strengths. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. Please provide us with notice if you will require accommodations during the interview process. 

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